CM Punk is an American mixed martial artist, retired professional wrestler, and comic book writer. Presently, he is dealing with Cage of Fury Fighting Champions (CFFC), and Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC). Punk completes in the welterweight division in UFC and CFFC. But now he works as a commentator. He has won many championships during his professional wrestling career.
In th past, CM Punk has also championed in several sports including 2-time champion, IWA Mid-South Light heavyweight, 3-time World Heavyweight Champion, WWE Intercontinental Champion, and the winner of the 2008 and 2009. He is also the 6th longest-reigning WWE Champion of all-time.
Early life – Philip Jack Brooks is also known as CM Punk was born in Chicago on October 26, 1978. He has five siblings and grew up close to Lockport. The father of CM Punk was an engineer, whereas his mother was a housewife. CM Punk’s father has struggled with alcoholism that inspired books to become straight edge during a young age while his mother was suffered from bipolar disorder that causing them to become estranged from her. Previously, he was joined Lockport Township High School.
CM Punk was married to fellow wrestler April Mendez was popularly called as AJ Lee on June 13, 2014. Punk is an atheist and has been spoken in support of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) rights and same-sex marriage. He also follows a straight edge lifestyle and an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Blackhawks. He collects and reads comic books in his free time. Punk once worked for a shop that named Ali American Comics and cities Preachers which is their favorite comic.
WWE doctor Christopher Amann filed a defamation claim against Scott Colton and Brooks due to the allegations of Brook of medical malpractice on an episode of Colton’s podcast in February 2015. Amann was looking for roughly $4 million undisclosed amount in punitive damages with compensation. WWE shared a video and statement to support Amann. This case was going to trial in the year 2018 where a bench gives a decision in favor of Colton and Brooks. Colton filed a complaint against Brooks due to the fraud in Brook’s agreement and after that refusal for payment to the legal fees to the Amann suit. Colton needs $200,000 in damages and an extra $1 million in punitive damages. In June 2019, Brooks filed a counterclaim against Colton for $600,000 with additional fees. After that, in September 2019, both complaints were dismissed and settled. As per PWInsider, the settlement involved no monetary compensation.
CM Punk Net Worth
In the year 2020, the net worth of CM Punk is about $8 million. The professional wrestling career of CM Punk was monumental. However, the MMA career of CM Punk has not been a successful one. The WWE career of CM Punk has fairly earned him the moniker “The Best in The World’’. On September 8, 2005, he made his OVW debut and made his ECW debut on June 8, 2006, defeating Stevie Richards. CM Punk earned money due to instant success in the company. After that, he went to won the Money in the Bank ladder matches in two consecutive Wrestle Manias.